The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Most of the entries are from August 7 to December 24, 1822, including his life in New York, along the Hudson River near Boscobel, and the beginning of a boat trip to Cuba. Pen and ink drawings adorn the end papers.
George Douglas diary, 1818-1823. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel N726 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Original was returned to the Queens Borough Public Library after microfilming.
The Flushing Historical Society gave the diary to the Queens Borough Public Library around 1940.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001